To use state medical insurance to pay for this class you must fill out the Maternity Pre-registration form.
THREE options for filling out your Maternity Pre-registration form:
- Register now for a Family Birth Center Tour. Choose a date prior to the start of your Labor and Birth class. You will have an opportunity to fill out the form during the classroom portion of the Tour.
- Print and return a Maternity Pre-registration form prior to the start date of the class. You may then e-mail it to email@example.com, drop it off at the Birth Center or mail it to:
PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center
Attn: Family Birth Center Education Department
P.O. Box 1600
Vancouver, WA 98668
- Call Patient Registration at 360-514-2421 and let them know that you'd like to fill out your Maternity Pre-registration over the phone.
Learn about the wonderful process of birth in this comprehensive series which prepares you for the arrival of your baby. Topics addressed in this class include breathing and relaxation skills, medications and anesthesia options for pain management. Other areas that will be discussed are variations of labor, induction, cesarean birth and the first precious moments with your newborn.*
Please register for classes around your 24th week of pregnancy. This will help insure space availability and that your class to finishes before your due date.
*Bring two or three pillows and a blanket to class for relaxation exercises.
Additonal classes that might be of interest include Breastfeeding Basics: Getting Started, Baby Care, Dads 101: New Dads Workshop, CPR for Friends and Family, Relaxation Skills for Labor and Birth and Bringing Baby Home.
Please register for yourself only, there is available seating for you to bring one support person.